Clarence Page

12/08/2016 - 3:00pm

    Should political candidates appeal to particular racial, ethnic or gender groups? Or should they broaden their message to appeal to all groups?

    Such are the questions that presidential campaigns ask themselves in the circular firing squad of blame and finger-pointing that follow a big loss.

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10/11/2016 - 6:00pm

    In case you missed the vice presidential debate -- and who didn't? -- the most memorable moment in my view came when Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sounded shocked, shocked, at the very idea that a black police officer could be biased against black people.

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10/08/2016 - 7:00pm

    I grabbed my ear lobe and jiggled it in disbelief of the words I was hearing from former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani's mouth.

    Giuliani, a surrogate for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, was responding to a very good question...

10/05/2016 - 3:00pm

    As with many topics, Donald Trump doesn't know much about the policing policy widely known as "stop and frisk," but that doesn't deter him one bit from Trump-splaining it to us with unbridled self-confidence.

    The policy, which...

10/02/2016 - 10:00am

    Like countless other viewers, I wondered which Donald Trump would show up to debate Hillary Clinton: hyper Donald or sedate Donald.

    Hyper Donald is the one we usually see on the campaign trail screaming himself hoarse or delighting crowds with his...

09/28/2016 - 1:00pm

    Days before the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture near the Washington Monument, a couple of bizarre political developments illustrated why we Americans need it.

    And I do mean all Americans. "Even if you...

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